February 12th, 2014: a day that will live in infamy for Corvette enthusiasts – a day the Earth’s crust decided to act the fool and swallow eight precious Corvettes. Major party foul, Planet Earth … you should know fiberglass is not part of a well-balanced diet. This major Corvette disaster has stirred the emotions of […]
Only Superman, and maybe a few other comic book protagonists can tear down a vehicle in five minutes or less, but thanks to the power of time-lapse video, those who hail from planets other than Krypton can be made to look like superheroes.
Hennessey Performance has just released a video of its first twin-turbo 2014 Corvette Stingray on the dyno, and the preliminary results are promising. Running seven pounds of boost and 93-octane fuel, the HPE700 Corvette put down 608 horsepower and 565 lb-ft of torque to the rear wheels. Calculate for a 15-percent driveline loss, and at […]
Most parents take a conservative approach to driver training. They’ll often espouse slow and steady driving habits while their children suffer behind the wheel of the gutless family beater. It is likely you were taught to drive this way, and once you got your license, you eschewed your conservative training for heavy-footed behavior. But what if […]
All the details about have yet to be finalized, but the preliminary information suggests the 2015 Corvette Z06 will leapfrog the C6 ZR1. Let’s start with power output: the figures are quoted to be “at least” 625 horsepower (13 less than the ZR1) and 635 pound-feet of torque (31 more than the ZR1). Creating all […]